""We don’t say yes or no to Israeli military operations. Israel is a sovereign country," she said in response to a question from The Politico Web site as to whether she was concerned that America would be blamed in the case of an IDF attack on the Islamic Republic.
Her statements come amid speculation that Washington has warned Jerusalem not to attack Iran and media reports that the US told Israel it doesn’t have the green light to use Iraqi airspace for any such attack." Jpost
Artfully worded. What she said was that the US does not take responsibility for Israeli decisions. What it does not say is whether the US will accept Israeli overflight of Iraq going to and coming from strikes on Iran.
It appears that the issue of US and/or Israeli future military operations remains unresolved and subject to the vice-president’s skill at argument and the president’s decision. pl